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Riichi Mahjong Yaku Lists Compared

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These days, there’s a lot of English language options for Riichi Mahjong. But one thing that’s always seems different is how the yaku are translated. It can lead to confusion when switching clients. To help with that, here is a list of terms used in EMA, WRC, SEGA NET MJ, Nintendo Clubhouse Games,…

Riichi Mahjong Yaku Lists Compared

来冬 の 麻雀 (Mahjong of Light) — 3rd Light Doman Open

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It’s time for another Light Doman Open! This is the sixth Doman Mahjong Tournament on Light, feel free to make an alt character on Light, or Chaos, to join. This will be the first tournament after Final Fantasy XIV adds Data Centre Travel, let’s see how well it works for us. And since…

来冬 の 麻雀 (Mahjong of Light) — 3rd Light Doman Open

Mahjong Sets for Under 100 Bucks

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So when introducing people Riichi Mahjong, the most common questions I get are: “Where do I get a set?” “How much is a set?” Usually, people are shocked to hear the sets I use are imported and about upwards of 200 bucks, but then as an advanced player, one can…

Mahjong Sets for Under 100 Bucks

A Look At Doman Mahjong in Final Fantasy XIV: Online

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Since January 2019, Doman Mahjong is a one of the Games you can play in the Gold Saucer in Final Fantasy XIV. That’s more than 2 years now! From what I have seen, at least is the West, it had a very rocky path to being an accepted addition to the game. …

A Look At Doman Mahjong in Final Fantasy XIV: Online

Unique Mahjong Sets: Art or Gentrification?

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TLDR: Mahjong Sets with non-standard look are nothing new. Unique sets go “simple” branding to completely changing the look and/or rules. The most lazy change is just putting some branding onto the back of the tiles. But to me, those are also the most boring ones — changes in the tile faces…

Unique Mahjong Sets: Art or Gentrification?

Metal Ox Doman Mahjong Tournament on Light — 2021 New Year's Tournament

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A new year, a new tournament! This time, it’s on the weekend of the Lunar New Year! This is the fifth Doman Mahjong Tournament on Light, feel free to make an alt to join. As before, this tournament is a player event: it is not affiliated with FFXIV etc. 

Metal Ox Doman Mahjong Tournament on Light — 2021 New Year's Tournament

Good Game: “Shanghai: Dynasty”

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I have written about old software before. I have written about Mahjong before. But I haven’t done both at the same time! Let’s talk about “Shanghai: Dynasty”.

Good Game: “Shanghai: Dynasty”

2nd Light Doman Open Mahjong Tournament

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It was time for another Light Doman Open! This was the fourth Doman Mahjong Tournament on Light, with 31 participants from 14 countries. As always, this was a player event: it is not affiliated with FFXIV etc. 

2nd Light Doman Open Mahjong Tournament

A Look At Mahjong Nagomi

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There’s a new Riichi Mahjong platform on Steam: Mahjong Nagomi. On the first glance, it looks decent. So let’s dive right in!

A Look At Mahjong Nagomi

A Look at MahjongSoul

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MahjongSoul is still around and it’s big. Just like everyone else, I jumped on the hype. At first, it looked nice. Then, I started to dislike it. With each little thing, I liked it less. Now, I don’t like it at all. I’m still around, since everyone else is still on it… Just like with Facebook. That’s just…

A Look at MahjongSoul

A Look At Riichi Mahjong in Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics

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When “Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics” was announced, I was hyped to hear Riichi Mahjong would be included among the games. “I hope this is going to be good,” is what came to my mind. Why? Lots of people will buy it and get exposed to Riichi, which means more potential players…

A Look At Riichi Mahjong in Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics

Furiten Riichi May-hem 2020 Doman Mahjong Tournament

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I wasn’t planning on having another tournament till 2020 Q3. But since most of us are at home let’s have another tournament! This is the third Doman Mahjong Tournament on Light, feel free to make an alt to join. As before, this tournament is a player event: it is not affiliated with FFXIV…

Furiten Riichi May-hem 2020 Doman Mahjong Tournament

Rinshan Kaihou at Connichi 2019

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Saturday,  September 7th, 2019, it’s about noon. An enthusiastic “Tsumo!” can be heard in the rooms of Games Unplugged at Connichi in Kassel. If you have been at Connichi last weekend probably knows about it: we have been invited to Connichi 2019 in Kassel to show the world the joys of…

Rinshan Kaihou at Connichi 2019

Riichi Mahjong Clients 2019

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You might have noticed I like playing Riichi Mahjong. Good clients are so rare. This is by no means an exhaustive list. It’s just what I have tried before and/or regularly use. If you have other clients feel free to leave a comment. Desktop Clients Tenhou (天鳳) Desktop Tenhou is still the go-to client…

Riichi Mahjong Clients 2019

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